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2012 KSP World Champions Crowned in Maui

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The final day of the Ho’okipa Kite Surf Pro delivered classic Ho’okipa conditions and saw major upsets in the world title race. Event winners and overall KSP World Champions were crowned on Maui’s north shore today.

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KSP Ireland Wraps Up with a Full Day of Action

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The final day of the Aer Lingus Kite Surf Pro got underway before daybreak when the 6am call was made to move the mobile event to an alternate location north of Achill Island. Overhead surf and 30 plus knot winds with intermittent rain squalls marked the early morning heats.

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VIDEO: Highlights from the 2012 Course Racing Worlds Medal Race Series

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After four days of full-on racing, John and Erika Heineken (USA) take the 2012 world titles in course racing.

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2012 Kiteboarding Freeride Gear Review Guide

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Honest reviews on 25 kites and 28 kiteboards.

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PKRA Fuerteventura – Big Winds for the End of Freestyle

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The fourth day at the Fuerteventura World Cup offered up a myriad of exciting heats and nail-biting action as the top competitors of this competition so far battled it out on the water for the ultimate title of world champion.

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2012 Ro-Sham Throwdown Final Report

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Bringing the world’s first-ever kiteboarding slopestyle contest to a close, yesterday concluded the third annual Ro Sham Throwdown, a week-long international pro-am event set in Hood River’s world-class terrain park.

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Ro-Sham Qualifiers Wrap Up, Men’s Semi Finals and Finals Today

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While day five of the 2012 Ro Sham Throwdown started off with super light winds, conditions improved greatly by early Friday afternoon and Heat 3 Round 2 kicked off in Hood River’s world-renowned terrain park.

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Ro-Sham Throwdown Day 4: Women’s Finals and Men’s Qualifiers.

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As the wind filled in through the Columbia River Gorge early yesterday afternoon, the Women’s Finals of the 2012 Ro Sham Throwdown resumed.

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Big Winds for the 2012 Ro-Sham

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Day three of the world’s first slopestyle kiteboarding contest received excellent conditions, perfect for women’s finals and the first round of men’s qualifiers.

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Ro-Sham Throwdown Kicks Off with Women’s Qualifiers

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Amidst strong, steady winds on Tuesday in the Columbia River Gorge, the 2012 Ro Sham Throwdown kiteboarding competition commenced with two rounds of Women’s Qualifiers.

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Ro-Sham Starts Today with Kiteboarding’s First Ever Slopestyle Event

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Thirty‐five men and eight women from Antigua, Australia, England, Scotland, the U.S., and Uruguay will battle it out throughout the week at the first‐ever slopestyle kiteboarding competition.

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PKRA Germany: Lake, Roose Take Racing at Beetle Kitesurf World Cup

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The final day of the Beetle Kitesurf World Cup carried out with suspenseful racing action and more podium finishes for the top riders in the world.

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PKRA Germany: Zoon and Pulido Take Freestyle at the Beetle Kitesurf World Cup

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Measuring around 11-25 knots, the conditions proved challenging, yet well-suited to the continuation and completion of both disciplines – allowing for the crowning of the official champions at the Beetle Kitesurf World Cup.

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Watch the 2012 Kiteboarding 4 Cancer Live Stream

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Kiteboarding 4 Cancer is streaming all the action from the 2012 event in Hood River this weekend, July 14-15.

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PKRA Turkey Wrap Up: Heineken, Bridge, and Langeree Finish On Top

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The last day of the Burn Kiteboard World Tour played out exactly as a final day should. The culmination of the entire event erupted in anticipation and excitement, as racers and freestyle competitors arrived at Burc Beach one last time, ready to give it their all.

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